David A. Skelton

PhD, Religions of Western Antiquity, FSU



Who am I?

I have a PhD in Religions of Western Antiquity from Florida State with an emphasis in the Second Temple period. My dissertation is on music and pedagogy in Ben Sira and the Dead Sea Scrolls. 

I also hold a MA in Old Testament and an MDiv from Abilene Christian University and a BA in Religion from Harding University. 

I have received fellowships from Fulbright and DAAD

Small among flying creatures is the bee, but its fruit is the best among all the produce
— Sirach 11:3
All I know is that we have to try. That’s what life is. We try. We push back against the darkness just a little
— Superman